Determination of Metal Nanoparticles Size Distribution in Gold Hydrosols of Plasmonic Absorption Spectra

Authors I.M. Bolesta1, R.V. Gamernyk1 , O.M. Shevchuk2 , O.O. Kushnir1, I.I. Kolych1, T.E. Konstantinowa3, A.S. Zaichenko2

1 Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 1, Universytetska Str., 79017 Lviv, Ukraine

2 Lviv Polytechnic National University, 12, S. Bandera Str., 79013 Lviv, Ukraine

3 Donetsk Institute for Physics and Engineering named after O.O. Galkin National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 72, R. Luxembourg Str., 83114 Donetsk, Ukraine

Issue Volume 4, Year 2012, Number 4
Dates Received 20 November 2012; published online 29 December 2012
Citation I.M. Bolesta, R.V. Gamernyk, O.M. Shevchuk, et al., J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 4 No 4, 04025 (2012)
PACS Number(s) 73.20.Mf, 81.07.Bc
Keywords Hydrosols of gold, Metallic clusters, Plasmonic resonance, TEM (76) , Absorption spectra.
Substantiated method determining the distribution of metal particle size on the optical absorption data for composites consisting of dielectric medium and metallic inclusions and tested this method on hydrosols of gold nanoparticles compared to the data obtained by microscopic examination.

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